China’s online travel services on the rise

The Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday this year caused problems for some employees because working days and rest days were split. However, it had little effect on sales of flights and hotel bookings as China’s burgeoning travel market enjoyed a seasonal boom. The country’s largest online travel agent, International Ltd, said the number of orders [...]

Starwood announces two Luxury Collection deals in China

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide announces that its world-renowned The Luxury Collection brand has signed two new deals to open the brand’s first hotels in China.  The Astor Hotel Tianjin is scheduled to open as a Luxury Collection Hotel in May 2010 after a $22 million renovation, and The Malus Sanya, a new-build resort set [...]

Hyatt Signs Three New Hotels in China

Hyatt and Suning Real Estate Development have signed agreements for Hyatt subsidiaries to provide management services to three hotels in the vibrant hubs of China’s Jiangsu province.
The Grand Hyatt Nanjing is slated to open in the historic city of Nanjing in 2013 as an integral part of the mixed-use development, Suning Plaza. This large-scale complex [...]

Jumeirah Signs Hotel in Hangzhou, China

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed to manage a luxury hotel in the Yangtze River Delta tourism hub of Hangzhou, China The agreement between GT Land Holdings Limited and Jumeirah Group was signed at a ceremony held today in Hangzhou and attended by Mr. Gerald [...]